Assistant Database Administrator / Oracle

University of Northern Iowa

Impact & Responsibilities:

  • Provides database management support for the university's Oracle databases including database design, installation, maintenance, security, backup, and recovery
  • Manages interactions between distributed databases
  • Serves as liaison to vendors. 

A defined career path exists. However, this search is for the Assistant Database Administrator level only. The successful candidate will be given the opportunity to progress through the career path by achieving defined performance objectives once employed.

This position is eligible to be performed remotely within the state of Iowa. Employees who elect remote work must comply with the requirements of our remote work policy and agreement.


  • Bachelor's degree in an IT related field required.
  • An associate's degree in an IT related field plus at least three years of IT related experience may be substituted.


  • At least two years of application development or database administration experience using a relational database in a UNIX/Linux environment preferred.
  • An understanding of data security, integrity and consistency
  • Familiarity with backup, recovery, database utilities, tuning and performance monitoring
  • Experience designing relational data structures
  • Excellent communication and customer relations skills are also preferred
  • Student experience will be considered.


The University offers an excellent benefits package including a vacation plan, employer sponsored retirement plans, health and dental insurance, and life and disability insurance. Benefits package details can be viewed at

Application materials received by Monday, August 8th will be given first consideration.

For more information or to apply, visit our website by clicking apply now. 

Criminal and other relevant background checks required.

UNI is a tobacco free campus.

UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.



Job ID: 82120

Posted 18 days ago

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